People talking about airplanes and lots of airplane noise — it doesn’t get any better than that at a fly-in. That was the order of the day for Day Two of the 2015 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, Thursday, Jan. 15.
An aviation hazards seminar for general aviation pilots and aviation weather enthusiasts will be held in Wichita Jan. 23.
Co-sponsors are the National Weather Service office in Wichita, the Kansas Army National Guard, and EagleMed critical care air medical transport company. The seminar on Convective Weather Effects (thunderstorms and their hazards) will be held from 9 am to 4 pm at the Heartland Preparedness Center, 2808 N. New York St.
With Ohio in the grips of snow and ice, Ray Ebner recalls happier times in the air in his Piper PA-28: “This was taken over southeastern Ohio in December 2005. It was a beautiful day and my friend in his Cessna took this air-to-air shot for me.”
SAN CARLOS, Calif. — Retired and former aviators of all ages are invited to take to the skies again on Saturday, Feb. 7, as San Carlos Flight Center hosts Silver Eagles, a celebration of flight at San Carlos Airport (KSQL).
San Carlos Flight Center created the Silver Eagles program as a way for club members to pay tribute to elder aviators, to honor fellow pilots who are no longer flying. [Read more…]
Tenants at the Kalaeloa Airport (PHJR) said they’re being driven out by soaring rents and heavy-handed management policies. According to a report at HawaiiNewsNow, the state is proposing a quadruple increase in rents at the general aviation airport, which is the state’s No. 2 airport. The story quotes GA pilot Tony Ferrara: “They don’t want general aviation. They are not here to make general aviation thrive. They are not assisting general aviation in any sense of the word.”
Sporty’s officials note it has planned its webinar series for 2015 based on pilot feedback of the most popular topics. Sporty’s webinars are live, multimedia presentations delivered online. Attendees hear from subject experts and have the opportunity to ask questions. [Read more…]